Making Happy Homes, Happier

  Across the LDS network we support over 70 clients in 26 homes. Many of these homes are character properties and previous Lutheran Church manse’s that do not qualify for Government supported funding. At LDS we want to ensure that our happy homes continue to fulfil clients needs with and without Government funding. On 16 […]

Jack’s Delights

Introducing Adelaide’s newest social enterprise – Jack’s Delights – by LDS Client Jack Dawe. Jack has a passion for growing plants, vegetables and fruits and can be seen regularly at LDS offices, EBC Tuesday and other events selling his fresh, home grown products. Recently Jack started his new online business, Jack’s Delights, where in addition […]

Barossa housemates walk for refugees

On 1 May LDS clients David, Chelsea, Jeanette and David from RIV were among 650 participants who walked or wheeled along the 26-kilometre trail from Nuriootpa to Lyndoch to support refugee children go to school. The quartet was joined by five LDS staff, six of their children and two dogs. Support worker Julie, said, “It […]

A first connection for LDS family

‘Yes’. It was a simple word, spoken by a daughter to her father, which was full of huge significance and emotion for the Obst family. For the first time in her 23-year life, daughter Chelsea was able to directly answer a question that her father, Mark Obst, asked her – thanks to the assistive technology of an eye-gaze device.

COVID vaccine update

Yesterday (7 March) LDS joined the NDS membership in meeting with the Department of Health and NDIA to find out more information on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.